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Lynn Cox

Detroit Zoological Society's Green Team

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Family

Natural Paints

I will paint rooms in my home with low/no VOC or natural paints.

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Lifestyle

Natural Fibers

When available, I will purchase clothing made with natural fibers, such as cotton, linen, or wool, rather than synthetic fibers.

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Lifestyle

Reusable Face Coverings

Disposable masks are made of mixed materials and not recyclable. When possible, I will reduce my waste while protecting myself and others by wearing a reusable face covering when in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.

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Community

Estimate My Plastic Consumption and Go #PlasticNeutral

I will visit rePurpose website, complete the 3-minute plastic consumption calculator, and explore how I can reBalance my annual plastic footprint.

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Food

Buy Unpackaged Produce

I will purchase produce items without plastic packaging, making sure to wash them well before using them.

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Food

Minimize Packaging

I will purchase food items with the least amount of packaging.

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    Lynn Cox 7/07/2020 12:59 PM
    To continue to improve on reducing my waste.
  • Reflection Question
    Community Estimate My Plastic Consumption and Go #PlasticNeutral
    What did you find out about your plastic consumption by using the calculator? What did or didn't surprise you?

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    Lynn Cox 7/07/2020 12:59 PM
    I use 10 % less plastic than most Americans, but its still not enough.  I was  surprised by how much more I use versus someone in India.